Sarah Jessica Parker, Solange Knowles, Dakota Fanning and hundreds of artists were among those in attendance.
The Inaugural Ball is one of the First Lady's first official appearance in that role. And whether we like it or not, what she wears pkats an integral part in shaping her public image for those four years to come. So how did the First Ladies of the last 50 years deal with such an opportunity or, in some cases, such a challenge?
F-U-N. Oscar de la Renta covered his ladies who lunch (and political wives, like Ann Romney, who just wore one of his designs to deliver her RNC speech) and his twenty-something socialite party girls with this raucous spring collection.